Oberwiesenthal

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Oberwiesenthal
May 2001 view of Oberwiesenthal
May 2001 view of Oberwiesenthal
Coat of arms of Oberwiesenthal
Location of Oberwiesenthal within Erzgebirgskreis district
Oberwiesenthal in ERZ.png
Oberwiesenthal is located in Germany
Oberwiesenthal
Oberwiesenthal
Oberwiesenthal is located in Saxony
Oberwiesenthal
Oberwiesenthal
Coordinates: 50°25′9″N 12°58′15″E / 50.41917°N 12.97083°E / 50.41917; 12.97083Coordinates: 50°25′9″N 12°58′15″E / 50.41917°N 12.97083°E / 50.41917; 12.97083
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictErzgebirgskreis
Government
 • Mayor (2021–28) Jens Benedict[1]
Area
 • Total39.98 km2 (15.44 sq mi)
Elevation
914 m (2,999 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,055
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
09484
Dialling codes037348
Vehicle registrationERZ, ANA, ASZ, AU, MAB, MEK, STL, SZB, ZP
Websitewww.oberwiesenthal.de

Oberwiesenthal (German: [oː.bɐ.ˈviː.zn̩.taːl] (audio speaker iconlisten); officially Kurort Oberwiesenthal[3]) is a town and a ski resort in the district of Erzgebirgskreis in Saxony in Germany. It is located in the Ore Mountains, on the border with the Czech Republic, 19 km south of Annaberg-Buchholz, and 23 km northeast of Karlovy Vary. At 914 metres (2,999 ft), it is the highest town in Germany.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Wahlergebnisse 2021, Freistaat Sachsen, accessed 3 February 2022.
  2. "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen nach Gemeinden am 31. Dezember 2020". Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). June 2021.
  3. "Kurort Oberwiesenthal". Kurort Oberwiesenthal. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  4. Official web site (in German)